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 Photographs of the River Severn from Source to Sea by Mandy Barrow

The River Severn
(Welsh: Afon Hafren)

Photos from source to mouth

The River Severn, like all rivers, provide us with food, energy, recreation, transportation routes, and water for irrigation and for drinking. Join Winnie the Pooh and friends as they journey down the River Severn from source to sea and discover exciting facts and information about the river.Our River Severn pages have been moved to




Facts about the River Severn

Length: 354 km (220 miles)

Source: Plynlimon (Wales)

Mouth: Severn Estuary (Bristol Channel, England)

Quick Facts About The River Severn


How long is the River Severn?

At 354 km the River Severn is the longest river in the British Isles.

What counties does the River Severn flow through?

It flows through the region of Powys in Wales, and the counties of Shropshire, Worcestershire and Gloucester in England.

Name of the River Severn Tributaries

The River Stour, River Vyrnwy, River Worfe, River Teme, River Wye and River Avon (Warwickshire Avon) are all tributaries of the Severn.

Towns on the River Severn include:

Several large towns have developed from the original settlements on the banks of the Severn. These include: Newtown, Welshpool, Shrewsbury, Ironbridge, Stourport, Worcester, Tewkesbury and Gloucester.


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Mandy Barrow left Woodlands in 2003 to work in Kent schools as an ICT Consulatant.
She now teaches computers at The Granville School and St. John's Primary School in Sevenoaks Kent.

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